Mobile man accused of murder in death of mentally ill person in group home
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) —
On Saturday, October 27, 2018 at approximately 11:43 p.m. police responded to Springhill Medical Center in reference to a 21-year-old male victim transported there from a group home for the mentally ill.
The victim was pronounced deceased upon arrival at the hospital.
Investigation revealed that 27-year-old Trent Yates had been physically and verbally abusive toward the decedent prior to his death.
Yates was arrested.
Charges have been upgraded to murder from assault first degree.